The approach of Health for Life programme in schools is to promote an ethos and environment which encourages a pro-active approach to developing a healthy lifestyle and focuses on
  • Growing food
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Cooking skills.
 
Education Advisers will work with you to help uses the curriculum to embed an understanding of how to achieve a healthy lifestyle. By working with lots of schools we are able to share good practice and give you lots of ideas and support.
 
Promotes an understanding of the full range of issues and behaviours which affect life-long health. 
 
The programme is funded by the Mondelēz International Foundation and  Health for Life is delivered through primary and secondary schools in south Birmingham by the Health Education Service in partnership with the Life Education Centres. The community programme is delivered by The Conservation Trust.
The programme supports Change4Life and offers a range of opportunities to encourage families towards leading healthier lifestyles.
 
             
 
 
Health for Life in Primary Schools is an 18 month programme that will help your school develop its own programme to improve facilities and curriculum offer to your pupils and their families. During that time your school receives
 
  • funded training, 
  • support from an Education Adviser to help develop your work in your school 
  • grant funding to support your Action Plan
  • funded work with parents and families.
  • Support from volunteers.
Each school has to meet the objectives but we know that every school is different so programme not rigid; builds on your current practice and what you want to develop within the broad areas of
 
  • Growing food
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Cooking skills
The programme has logical steps to change attitudes, perceptions and behaviour and to ensure that the whole school community involved.
 
If you want to see a small part of what schools can achieve as part of Health for Life in Primary schools please look at these DVDs:
 
 
avi  Cohort 3 schools

For further information and to see what schools involved have already done Health for Life in Primary Schools
 
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Education Adviser 
 
                                      

                
 
Health for Life in Secondary Schools is an extensive programme of support that helps schools develop and build upon existing practice and develop outstanding practice. The programme runs for 5 terms and is based on the school’s formal and informal curriculum offer in 
 
  • Growing food
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Cooking skills.
Schools that are part of the programme receive extensive support including
 
  • funded training, 
  • support from an Education Adviser to help develop your work in your school 
  • grant funding to support your Action Plan
  • funded work with parents and families
  • online audit tool for SMSC and PSHE 
  • pupil consultation
  • specialised support for growing food
  • support from volunteers
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Education Adviser 
 
 
 
 

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